Pastel color palettes - pastel color ideas to match any design
All the colors within the chromatic circle have a pastel tone, this is obtained by combining a part of white and another color.
Some examples of pastel colors are as follows:
White + Yellow = Pale yellow.
White + Blue = Sky Blue.
White + Greenish Blue = Aquamarine.
White + Brown = Ochre.
White + Orange = Salmon.
White + Black = Grey.
Characteristics that identify the range of pastel colors
Pastel colors share certain characteristics that make them unmistakable, We can highlight the following among their most common properties:
They are obtained by mixing white with another color. For example, in painting, a mixture of three parts of white with one part of blue results in a light blue or pastel blue color.
Pastel colors have low to medium saturation.
We can describe them as: light, washed, neutral or calming.
The most used are pink, yellow, blue, green. All of them in a light tone. Below you have many palettes in pastel shades with their respective hex codes. If you can't find the color you were looking for, you can try our Palette Generator .